Cactus Brick will have a 5′ x 10′ train layout at Arizona Railway Museum for their Fall Rail Festival on Nov. 12, 2022 (9AM – 4PM).
2022 Phoenix Fan Fusion
Phoenix Fan Fusion 2022 display was a large display. It included city, Jurassic area, castle and a miscellaneous area.
Here’s some pictures showing our display:
Here’s a video of us setting up the display (at 1000x speed up):
2022 March Southwest Makerfest
Cactus Brick was at Southwest Makerfest in March 2022. We had a community build Mosaic, Arduino based train controller on display, a Lego based spirograph and a couple remote controlled Lego cars.
Tucson Toy Train Show 2021
We had a small train display at the Tucson Toy Train Show on Nov 13, 2021. We showed our Tatooine display again, although we had to shrink it a bit due to the smaller area we had and we had one of our club members bring some very detailed trains.
Cactus Brick had a small display at Railfair this year. This was at McCormick-Stillman Railroad Park on Saturday, Oct 2nd and Sunday, Oct 3rd. This was a free event and we had tons of visitors come by to view our display. Here’s some images of what we had:
Display at AZ Science Center – July 2021 to Jan 2022
CactusBrick has a display at AZ Science Center until January 2022. 11 club members contributed to the display. Here are some pictures of the final display.
Phoenix Fan Fusion 2019 Display
We had a large area at Phoenix Fan Fusion 2019 (May 23rd – May 26th). The city/train layout was 12.5′ x 25′ and another similar sized area that included a moon base, misc models and lots of Star Wars. Here’s a bunch of pictures from the event:
2018 Christmas Display – Desert Ridge Marketplace
We have a large display at Desert Ridge Marketplace. It will be open on weekends from Black Friday to December 16th. We are across from American Eagle Outfitters. We are open on Fridays from 6PM to 9PM, Saturdays from 11AM to 8PM and Sundays from Noon to 6PM. We have special hours on Black Friday from 11AM to 9PM. Admission is free and we have a large Mosaic build as well as a modular castle that people can build. There is a large Winter Village as well as a large City and train display. We’ve added a brand new Under the Sea section as well as a 1920’s city section in honor of a couple new movies.
Tucson Toy Train Show – Nov 2018
We were at the Tucson Toy Train Show on Nov 9th and 10th. Our display was (for us) a mid sized display. It was 15′ x 20′ in size and had 3 different tracks with plenty of spurs for parking tranis. There weren’t very large crowds, but there was a steady stream of people coming by our display. Here are some pictures of our display.
Bricks by the Bay 2018 – Bay Area Lego Convention
Five Cactus Brick club members went to Bricks by the Bay which is a Lego Convention in the Bay Area. We put together a 25′ x 12.5′ city/train layout which included the City, Farm, Bay of Arizona and a Western Town (as well as trains). Here’s a few pictures from it: